Presumably, the place of worship was originally a tree cult site, which was consecrated in its expansion phase the Matronae Vacallinehae or Vocallinehae. These matrons were possibly the patron saints of a group called Vacalli or clan of the environment. These Celtic-Germanic mother goddesses appear mainly in northern Italy, Gaul, Lower Germany and Britain and have mostly emerged from tree cults. Particularly widespread is the Matronenkult in the Roman Rhineland. The naming results mostly from place, river or family names ...Source: Wikipedia
January 26, 2019
Matron temple in Nöthen-Pesch
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January 31, 2020
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